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Mardi Gras Casino & Resort Acquired by New York Based Company

NITRO, WV (WOWK) - Mardi Gras Casino & Resort in West Virginia has been acquired by a company based in Buffalo, New York.

According to a press release, Delaware North, a global hospitality company that also owns and operates U.S. casinos and gaming venues, announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Hartman & Tyler Inc. to purchase the Mardi Gras Casino & Resort in Nitro.

"As a successful family-run company with a long history of operating exceptional gaming and entertainment venues, including in West Virginia, we're excited about operating a second casino resort in the state and expanding our portfolio of gaming assets," said Brian Hansberry, president of Delaware North's gaming business. "We look forward to working with Hartman & Tyner and their employees at Mardi Gras toward a smooth transition and in becoming a part of the greater Charleston community", remarked a spokesperson for Delaware North.

Delaware North’s own's Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, as well as gaming and entertainment venues in New York, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Arkansas and Arizona

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